An old doorway in Roquebrun, a charming small town in an attractive setting on the River Orb, known locally as the Nice of Herault in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.
Night walkers on a section of the Beara Way on Bere Island off the Beara Peninsula in County Cork, Ireland. Located in a large, deep natural bay, the island has been an important strategic navel location since the eighteenth century, when French fleets entered the inlet with troops to support Irish rebellions on several occasions.
The Selfridges Building department store, was completed in 2003 with a steel framework, a sprayed concrete facade and 15,000 anodised aluminium discs mounted on a blue background….
Why are these two mythical birds perched on the clock towers of the Royal Liver Building on Liverpool waterfront?
It’s a dog’s life: with boredom preceding, during and after fishing
From an earlier life, living on the Copper Coast in Ireland’s County Waterford. Ballydowane cove was my daily lunchtime go-to place, whatever the weather. The more stormy, the more enjoyable it was. The birds liked it too because big waves disturb the shore exposing more tasty treats. As did the horseman on my first blogContinue reading “Oystercatchers…”
When Bertram de Verdun arrived in Ireland as part of King John’s first expedition to Ireland, he was given/appropriated land in the Anglo-Norman territory known as The Pale and erected a manor house in 1185. But our story concerns his wayward and scheming granddaughter…
Boredom always precedes a period of great creativity, meanwhile even the statues are dozing
Antony Gormley’s giant sculpture reduces admirers to Lilliputian stature
Looking like the archetypal haunted castle, Kilkea is located in County Kildare, Ireland, a medieval stronghold of the Fitzgeralds, Earls of Kildare.
Horse riding in Ballydowane Cove on the Copper Coast in Ireland’s County Waterford.